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Bilingual Community Services Advocate
The Bilingual Community Services Advocate is responsible for providing direct services to victims of domestic violence who are utilizing DAIS community response services. The Community Response Program provides clients with face to face support, personalized safety planning and information regarding community resources. Additionally, this position provides direct services within the Support Group, Help Line (phone and texting), and LEAP (Law Enforcement Advocate Partnership) programs. About DAIS Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS) empowers those affected by domestic violence and advocates for social change through support, education, and outreach. DAIS envisions a nonviolent community that actively promotes safety, peace, justice, and hope. A successful candidate will possess a four-year college or university degree though relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. Bilingual (English and Spanish) fluency is required. In addition, experience...
Posted In: Madison, Wisconsin
Posted on 02/19/2019
Organizer - SoCal
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: This position will require community organizing and policy work in the home-county of the staffer, but will also touch, as needed, other counties including Los Angeles, Orange County, San Bernardino, San Diego, and Riverside. A major goal will be to expand and to increase member action and public support for campaign finance, media, redistricting, and electoral reform as well as other issues. RESPONSIBILITIES: •Organize members, allies, and educate the public and elected officials on issues. •Develop and write public outreach materials including factsheets, action alerts, presentations and online updates. •Must be able to recruit and coordinate leader-volunteers and plan regular member events throughout Southern California, especially in one’s home county. QUALIFICATIONS: Experience, education and are/technical proficiency: •Experience in community and political organizing or management of organizing strategy. •Strong organizational,...
Posted In: Los Angeles, California
Posted on 02/13/2019
Director of Programs and Strategy
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: This position will require direct community organizing and policy work (redistricting and campaign finance reform in particular) in the Bay Area and Silicon Valley. It will also require some strategic guidance and mentorship to geographically dispersed staff. RESPONSIBILITIES: •Organize, recruit members, forge alliances, and educate the public and elected officials on Common Cause issues •Work with ED and other staff to design, plan, fund, and implement strategies that further the expansion of California Common Cause QUALIFICATIONS: Experience, education and are/technical proficiency: •5+ years of experience in politics, nonprofits, or government •Demonstrated leadership experience developing and implementing a strategic vision •Flexibility in working style, marked by an ability to work closely with a range of personalities with the ability to resolve conflicts directly and professionally. •Robust experience of effectively leading a...
Posted In: San Jose, California
Posted on 02/13/2019
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